Beeb: BBC’s new digital assistant fronted to take some cards from Alexa

The BBC has launched a beta version of a digital assistant called “Beeb”. Beeb has an uncommon ‘male voice’ with a Northern England accent, this is a conscious move to avoid reinforcing gender stereotypes. Popular digital assistant assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant, which Beeb rivals, has a submissive and flirty female voice which has … Read more